Gorgeous, big, old facial mask, IGBO tribe, Nigeria, approx. 1960
Gorgeous, big and old facial mask of the Nigerian IGBO tribe. The face is elaborated in such a way that it looks like a stone sculpture. In addition, it appears friendly, and it has a visually appealing patina, caused by use and ageing.
Length: 29 cm
Width: 21 cm
Depth: approx. 18 cm
Weight: 738 grams
Date: approx. 1960
Provenance: Obtained from the private collection of Peter Beaujean (ex-gallery Tounkara, Rotterdam)